On 2002-11-23 19:26, Comixx wrote:
Well, these books I'm reading by Peter Hamilton, The Reality Dysfunction
series has space elevators. They move metalic asteroids into orbit and mine the asteroid itself for materials while using the newly hollowed asteroid for an industrial and transport station. They also use a second smaller asteroid for a counter-balance to damp down harmonic vibrations caused by traversing the tower.
How would they damp down the charges from the electomagnetic interactions with the Earth though?
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